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SECAF talks Air Force innovation across JBSA, Austin Secretary of the Air Force talks innovation across JBSA, Austin
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited AFWERX-Austin, Pilot Training Next and Joint Base San Antonio June 27-29 to see firsthand the focus Airmen in the area are placing on improving readiness, cost-effective modernization and developing exceptional leaders.
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BA Prep New Battlefield Airmen Prep Course: Improves attrition rates, builds more resilient candidate
Battlefield Airmen Preparatory Course candidates participate in a ruck run April 19 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Battlefield Airmen hopefuls graduating from Basic Military Training will have to complete the course before transitioning into the initial entry course.
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Master Sgt. Rodolfo Gamez and his wife, Tech. Sgt. Christina Gamez, hold their children, Tomas, 4, and Eva, 3, for a portrait outside of their home. Air Force implements new parental leave policy, secondary caregivers given 21 days
In accordance with the Department of Defense Military Parental Leave Program, the Air Force announced an expansion to its parental leave policy on non-chargeable leave entitlements following the birth or adoption of a child.
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An Explosive Ordnance Disposal member takes part in a fitness study June 5, 2018, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. EOD fitness assessment under revision
The Air Force Exercise Science Unit located at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph is currently studying the Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Air Liaison Officer Tactical Air Control Party career field’s Physical Fitness Assessment for possible changes. The exercise science unit’s primary mission is to study Tier 2 PFA career fields and determine if
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PREPLAN IAAFA hosts Latin American nations for annual PREPLAN conference
Representatives from 17 Western Hemisphere nations gathered for the Preliminary Planning conference the week of May 21 in preparation for the annual Conference of the Chiefs of the American Air Forces to discuss strategies on how partner nations can assist each other in the event of a humanitarian crisis.
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Lt. Col. Matos IAAFA deputy commandant selected for new assignment
After only nine months as the second in command at the Inter American Air Forces Academy, Lt. Col. Pedro Matos is leaving Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland to help direct the air war in Southeast Asia. Matos became IAAFA’s deputy commandant in September 2017 and helped play a key role building relationships with Western Hemisphere partners. He starts
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Veterans shake the hands of Airmen and supporters while being pushed by Honor Flight San Antonio volunteer "Guardians" May 5, 2018 . JBSA Airmen welcome home Honor Flight 008
Members of Honor Flight San Antonio, more than 400 Airmen and many more supporters welcomed home a flight of 40 veterans of the World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War eras May 5 at the San Antonio International Airport.
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Air Force Day at The Alamo 2018 Airmen represent the U.S. Air Force to 2.5 million attendees
Air Force senior leaders and representatives from across Joint Base San Antonio participated in Fiesta 2018, April 18-29, honoring San Antonio’s rich military history, strengthening relationships with community members, and representing the Air Force and its mission to Fiesta’s 2.5 million attendees.
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Adler USAF Drill Team Airman returns home for Fiesta
The U.S. Air Force Drill Team trip to San Antonio, April 19-23, where they performed 11 drills, was a special homecoming for one member, Airman 1st Class Blake Adler.
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David Lackland (Left) and his wife Eileen are greeted by Lt. Gen. Steven L. Kwast (Right), Commander of the Air Education and Training Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas during a basic military training graduation ceremony April 20, 2018. David is the cousin of Brig. Gen. Frank D. Lackland, the namesake of JBSA-Lackland. Today is the first time David and Eileen have viewed a BMT graduation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ismael Ortega / Released) BMT ceremony acknowledges “Fiesta San Antonio”

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